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Belmadi hopes African coaches will get more opportunities

Algeria coach Djamel Belmadi hopes that next Friday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations final against Senegal will persuade more countries to put their trust in the region’s managers. Both teams are led by local coaches in their early 40s with…

Late Mahrez stunner sends Algeria through to Afcon final

Riyad Mahrez rifled in a stoppage-time free-kick to earn Algeria a dramatic 2-1 victory over three-time champions Nigeria on Sunday and set up a rematch with Senegal in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations final. Algeria led through a first-half…

Afcon 2019: Senegal reach final with extra time win over Tunisia

Senegal reached the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations final for the second time with a Dylan Bronn own goal giving them a 1-0 win over Tunisia on Sunday in a tense last-four clash in Cairo. With 11 minutes gone in…

Barca sign Griezmann for 120m euros after lengthy pursuit

Barcelona have signed French World Cup winner Antoine Griezmann from Atletico Madrid for €120 ($135 million) on a five-year deal after paying his release clause, the La Liga champions said in a statement on Friday. France forward Griezmann, 28, rejected…

Joseph Aidoo: Celta Vigo to unveil new signing Friday

Spanish LaLiga side Celta Vigo are scheduled to unveil their new Ghanaian signing Joseph Aidoo Friday evening. The official presentation of the 23-year-old centre-back to the club’s fans and media is set for Balaídos at 17:00 GMT. Aidoo has been…

Fifa reveals harsher punishment for racist behaviour

Fifa wants teams to automatically forfeit matches if their supporters are found to be guilty of racist and other discriminatory behaviour, world football’s governing body has announced. “Unless there are exceptional circumstances, if a match is abandoned by the referee…

Afcon 2019: Madagascar fairytale ends as Tunisia ease into semifinals

Tunisia ended Madagascar’s remarkable Africa Cup of Nations run when they beat the rank outsiders 3-0 in their quarterfinal on Thursday, notching their first win of the tournament in the process. Madagascar, a country with little football tradition and who…

Algeria beat Ivory Coast to reach Afcon semis

Experienced striker Wilfried Bony and midfielder Serey Die missed penalties in the shootout as Algeria sealed a 4-3 victory over the Ivory Coast following an entertaining 1-1 Africa Cup of Nations quarterfinal draw on Thursday. Algeria will now meet Nigeria…

Nigeria coach criticises VAR delay

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr could not resist a dig at the VAR system after his team’s win 2-1 over South Africa at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday, saying the time taken to confirm his opponents’ goal had…

Chelsea held by Bohemians in Lampard’s first match in charge

Frank Lampard was denied a winning start in his first match in charge of Chelsea as Bohemians struck late to earn a 1-1 draw in a friendly on Wednesday. Lampard named two separate line-ups for the first and second half…

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